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3rd IIC Round Table Readings

Note: This bibliography is not comprehensive. It will continue to be expanded on an ongoing basis.


Anderson, C. E., and C. Kestner. 2003. Environmental monitoring and revised environmental standards at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. In Environmental monitoring of our cultural heritage: sustainable conservation solutions. Milton Keyes, U.K.: Environmental Building Solutions, Ltd.

Ashley-Smith, J., N. Umney and D. Ford. 1994. Let’s be honest: realistic environmental parameters for loaned objects. In Preventive Conservation: Practice, Theory and Research. Preprints of the Contributions to the Ottawa Congress, eds. A. Roy and P. Smith. London: International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 28-31.

ASHRAE. 2007. Chapter 21: Museums, Galleries, Archives and Libraries. Applications Handbook. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.

Ayres, J., J. Marx, C. Haiad, and H. Lau. 1988. Energy conservation and climate control in museums. Los Angeles: Ayres Ezer Lau Consulting Engineers.

Brown, J. and W. Rose. 1996. Humidity and moisture in historic buildings: the origins of building and object conservation. APT Bulletin 27 (3): 12-23.

Brown, J. P. 1994. Hygrometric measurement in museums: calibration, accuracy, and the specification of relative humidity. In Preventive conservation: practice, theory and research. preprints of the contributions to the ottawa congress, eds. A. Roy and P. Smith. London: International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 39-43.

Brimblecombe, P. 2005. Effects of the cultural environment. In Cultural heritage conservation and environmental impact assessment by non-destructive testing and micro-analysis, eds. R. van Grieken , H. A. Koen and A.A. Balkema. London: Taylor & Francis. 11-18.

Bullock, L. 2009. Environmental controls in national trust properties. Journal of Architectural Conservation 15 (1): 83-98.

Burmester, A. 2005. Visions for a new museum: the Museum Brandhorst. Studies in Conservation 50.

Cassar, M., ed. 1994. Museums, environment, energy. London: HMSO Publications.

Cassar, M. 1995. Environmental management: guidelines for museums and galleries. London and New York: Routledge.

Christoffersen, L. D. 1995. Zephyr: Passive climate controlled repositories. storage facilities for museum, archive and library purposes. Copenhagen, Denmark: National Museum of Denmark Conservation Department.

Conrad, E. A. 1995. Balancing environmental needs of the building, the collection, and the user. Norwalk, CT: East Landmark Facilities Group.

Conrad, E. A. 1996. Environmental monitoring as a diagnostic tool. In Preservation of collections: assessment, evaluation, and mitigation strategies. Papers presented at the workshop, Norfolk, Virginia, June 10-11, 1996. Washington, D.C.: the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 15-20.

Cull, D. Who you calling conservationist? Blog post and comments. http://dancull.wordpress.com/2009/08/20/who-you-calling-conservationist/ (accessed August 20, 2009).

de Siliva, M. 2009. Steps towards environmental sustainability in museums & conservation. Presentation at Welsh Libraries Archives and Museums Conference, May 21 – 22, 2009. www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/regional-branches/wales-cymru/pages/conference09.aspx.

Dubin, F. S., H. Mindell and B. Selwyn. 1976. How to save energy and cut costs in existing industrial and commercial buildings: an energy conservation manual. Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes Data Corporation.

Erhardt, D., C. S. Tumosa and M. F. Mecklenburg. 2007. Applying science to the question of museum climate. In Museum Microclimates, eds. T. Padfield and K. Borchersen. Denmark: National Museum of Denmark. www.natmus.dk/graphics/konferencer_mm/microclimates/pdf/erhardt.pdf

Erhardt, D. and M. F. Mecklenburg. 1994. Relative humidity re-examined. In Preventive conservation: practice, theory and research. Preprints of the Contributions to the Ottawa Congress, 12-16 September, 1994, eds. A. Roy and P. Smith. London. 32-38.

Erhardt, D., M.F. Mecklenburg, C.S. Tumosa and M. McCormick-Goodhart. 1995. The determination of allowable RH fluctuations. WAAC Newslettter 17 (1): 19-23.

Erhardt, D., M.F. Mecklenburg, C.S. Tumosa and M. McCormick-Goodhart. 1997. The determination of appropriate museum environments. In British Museum occasional paper number 116: the interface between science and conservation, ed. S. Bradley. London: The British Museum. 153-163.

Fulton, R. 1988. Curators and M&E consulting engineers. Museums Journal 87 (4): 203-205.

Getty Conservation Institute. 2008. Climate change and preserving cultural heritage in the 21st Century. Vieo, 90 minutes. www.getty.edu/conservation/publications/videos/public_lecture_videos_audio/climate_change.html

Grattan, D. and S. Michalski. Environmental guidelines for museums: temperature and relative humidity (RH). www.cci-icc.gc.ca/crc/articles/enviro/index-eng.aspx.

Guidelines and procedures for preventive conservation at winterthur museum. Winterthur, DE: Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, 2007.

Harris, S. Y. 2001. Building pathology: deterioration, diagnostics and intervention. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Hughes, S., ed. 2008. Climate change and museum collections. Presented at IIC Conference, London. www.iiconservation.org/docs/IIC_climate_change_transcript.pdf.

In search of a black box: a report on the proceedings of a workshop on micro-climates held at the royal ontario museum. Toronto, Canada: Royal Ontario Museum, 1978.

Jessup, W. C. 1995. Conservation in context: finding a balance for the historic house museum. In Proceedings from the symposium, March 7-8, 1994. Washington, D.C.: The National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Kerschner, R. 1992. A practical approach to environmental requirements for collections in historic buildings. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 31: 65-76.

Laurie, A.P. 1934 or 1935. Some notes on atmospheric humidity in relation to works of art. London: Courtauld Institute of Art.

Laurie, A.P. 1935. Atmospheric humidity and works of art. Museums Journal 35: 51-52.

Lewis, S. R. 1931. Heating and humidifying in museums. Heating Piping and Air Conditioning (November 1931): 910-915.

Lstiburek, J. and J. Carmody. 1993. Moisture control handbook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Lull, R. 1924. The new Peabody Museum. Part I – building and equipment. Museum Work 7: 109-117.

Lull, W. P. 1994. Further comments on climate control guidelines. Abbey Newsletter 18 (7): 87-88.

Lull, W. P. 1995. Conservation environment guidelines for libraries and archives. Ottawa: Canadian Council of Archives.

Lyle, J. 1912. Relative humidity. ASHVE Transactions 18.

MacIntyre, J. 1934. Air conditioning for Mangegna’s cartoons at Hampton Court Palace. Technical Studies in the Field of the Fine Arts 2 (April): 171-184.

MacIntyre, J. 1934. Some comments on antiquities and humidity. Museums Journal 33 (February): 419-420.

MacIntyre, J. 1934. Comments on antiquities and humidity. Museums Journal 33 (March): 459-460.

Matthai, R. ed. 1979. Protection of cultural properties during energy emergencies & energy conservation and historic preservation. New York: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Technical Assistance Project.

McCabe, J. Humidification and ventilation in art museums. Museum News, September 1, 1931: 7-8.

McCrady, E. 1994. Temperature and RH guidelines challenged by Smithsonian. Abbey Newsletter 18 (45): 44-45.

Mecklenburg, M.F. Determining the acceptable ranges of relative humidity and temperature in museums and galleries: Part 1, structural response to relative humidity. Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute. www.si.edu/mci/downloads/reports/Mecklenburg-Part1-RH.pdf.

Mecklenburg, M.F. Determining the acceptable ranges of relative humidity and temperature in museums and galleries: Part 2, structural response to temperature. Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute. www.si.edu/mci/downloads/reports/Mecklenburg-Part2-Temp.pdf.

Mecklenburg, M. F., and C. S. Tumosa. 1999. Temperature and relative humidity effects on the mechanical and chemical stability of collections. ASHRAE Journal 41 (4): 69-74.

Mecklenburg, M.F., C.S. Tumosa, and A. Pride. 2004. Preserving Legacy Buildings. ASHRAE Journal 46 (6): S18-S23.

Mecklenburg, M.F., C.S. Tumosa, and D. Erhardt. 1994. Structural response of painted wood surfaces to changes in ambient relative humidity. In Painted Wood: history and conservation. Proceedings of a symposium organized by the Wooden Artifacts Group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and the Foundation of the AIC, eds. V. Dorge and F. C. Howeltt. Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute. 464-483.

Mecklenburg, M.F., C.S. Tumosa, and M.H. McCormick-Goodhart. 1995. A general model relating externally applied forces to environmentally induced stresses in materials. Art and Archaeology 4 (352): 285-292.

Mecklenburg, M.F., C.S. Tumosa, and N. Wyplosz. 1995. The effects of relative humidity on the structural response of selected wood samples in the cross grain direction. Art and Archaeology 4 (352): 305-324.

Michalski, S. 1991. Paintings: their response to temperature, relative humidity, shock and vibration. In Art in Transit: Studies in the Transport of Paintings, ed. M. F. Mecklenburg. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art. 223-248.

Michalski, S. 1993. Relative humidity: a discussion of correct/incorrect values. Preprints of ICOM Committee for Conservation, 10th Triennial Meeting, Washington, D.C. Paris: ICOM-CC. 624-628.

Michalski, S. 1993. Relative humidity in museums, galleries, and archives: specification and control. In Bugs, mold and rot II: a workshop on control of humidity for health, artifacts, and buildings, eds. W. B. Rose and A. TenWolde. Washington, D.C.: The National Institute of Building Sciences. 51-62.

Michalski, S. 1994. Relative humidity and temperature guidelines: what's happening? CCI Newsletter (14): 6-8.

Michalski, S. 1996. Quantified Risk Reduction in the Humidity Dilemma. APT Bulletin 27 (3): 25–29.

Michalski, S. 1999. Climate control priorities and solutions for collections in historic buildings. Forum 12 (4): 8-14.

Michalski, S. 2000. Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives. Canadian Conservation Institute. Technical bulletin 23. 20.

Michalski, S. 2002. Double the life for each five-degree drop, more than double the life for each halving of relative humidity. In ICOM Committee for Conservation Preprints volume 1. 13th Triennial Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, ed. R. Vontobel. London: James & James. 66-72.

Michalski, S. 2004. Care and preservation of collections. In Running a museum: a practical handbook, ed. P. Boylan. Paris: International Council of Museums & UNESCO. 51-90.

Michalski, S. The Ideal climate, risk management, the ASHRAE chapter, proofed fluctuations and toward a full risk analysis model.” Contribution to the Experts’ Roundtable on Sustainable Climate Management Strategies, April 2007, Tenerife, Spain. www.getty.edu/conservation/science/climate/paper_michalski.pdf.

Michalski, S. and James Reilly. 1996. Environmental Standards: defining norms for large and varied collections. In Preservation of collections: Assessment, Evaluation, and Mitigation Strategies. Washington, D.C.: The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 28-33.

Noblecourt, A. F. 1956. Protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict. Paris: UNESCO.

Noblecourt, A. F. 1964. The protection of museums against theft. Museum 17 (4): 170-232.

Oreszczyn, T., M. Cassar and K. Fernandez. 1994. Comparative study of air-conditioned and non air-conditioned museums. In Preventive conservation: practice, theory and research. Preprints of the contributions to the ottawa congress, eds. A. Roy and P. Smith. London: International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. 144-148.

Padfield, T. 1990. Low-energy climate control in museum stores. ICOM Committee for Conservation Preprints. 9th Triennial Meeting, Paris. 596-601.

Padfield, T. An introduction to the physics of the museum environment. www.conservationphysics.org.

Padfield, T. and K. Borchersen, eds. 2007. Museum microclimates. Copenhagen, Denmark: National Museum of Denmark. www.natmus.dk/sw53828.asp

Paine, S. R. 1985 How to control environmental conditions in historical agencies and museums. Technical Information Service of the American Association for State and Local History, Technical Report 3.

Park, S. C. 1991. Heating, ventilating, and cooling historic buildings: problems and recommended approaches. Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Preservation Brief 24. www.nps.gov/history/hps/TPS/briefs/brief24.htm.

Park, S. C. 1999. HVAC for historic buildings. ASHRAE Journal 41 (4): 91-98.

Podany, J., M. C. Henry, M. Cassar, S. Staniforth, N. Serota, C. and R. Sabbioni and M. James. 2008. Climate change and museum collections. Studies in Conservation 53: 287-297.

Rawlins, F.I.G. 1942. The control of temperature and humidity in relation to works of art. Museums Journal 41: 279-283.

Rogers, G. deW. 1976. The ideal of the ideal environment. Journal of the International Institute for Conservation, Canadian Group 2 (1): 34-49.

Rosenberg, G. 1933. Antiquities and humidity. Museums Journal 33 (December): 307-350.

Rosenberg, G. 1934. Reply to some comments on antiquities and humidity. Museums Journal 33 (February): 419-420.

Smallcombe, W. 1934. Standard air conditions and dust problems. Museums Journal (April 1934): 39-40.

Stolow, N. 1994. The preservation of historic houses and sites: the interface of architectural restoration and collection/display conservation principles. In Preventive conservation: practice, theory and research. Preprints of the contributions to the Ottawa Congress, 12-16 September. London: International Institute for Conservation. 116-122.

Taylor, T. H., ed. 1996 Museums in historic buildings. APT Bulletin: The Journal of Preservation Technology 27 (3): 7-64.

Thomson, G. 1986. The museum environment, 2nd Edition. London: Butterworth/Heinemann.

Tumosa, C.S., D. Erhardt, M.F. Mecklenburg, and M. McCormick-Goodhard. 1995. The effects of relative humidity and temperature on exhibited objects. ICOM-CC Study Series (1): 9.

Weintraub, S. 2006. The museum environment: transforming the solution into a problem. Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals 2 (3): 195-218.

Williams, M. 1994. Fresh-air climate conditioning at the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. In Care of collections, ed. S. Knell. London: Routledge. 107-116.

Williams, S.L. 1991. Investigation of the causes of structural damage to teeth in natural history collections. Collection Forum 7( 1): 13-25.


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